Karen Collett
Women’s Auxiliary liaison

Karen Collett has served at Southwestern Seminary as the Women’s Auxiliary coordinator and a development officer in the Office of Institutional Advancement since June of 2007. She works with women who connect with Southwestern through prayer, service, and giving. Karen’s late husband, Dana Walter Collett, was a pastor in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. Corridor until 1997 when he succumbed to Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. God has continued to wrap his arms around Karen’s life after being in the role of pastor’s wife for 23 years. Karen has three daughters and six grandchildren.

kcollett@swbts.edu     817.923.1921 x7236


Melissa Meredith
Development Officer, Women’s Auxiliary Coordinator

Melissa Meredith joined the Office of Institutional Advancement in June of 2019, and serves as the Women’s Auxiliary Coordinator and a development officer. She connects women, alumnae, churches, and friends of Southwestern with the seminary through philanthropic opportunities, planned giving, and prayer support. Melissa is a 2013 alumna of Southwestern (M.DIV, Women’s Studies) and has served on staff at churches in ministries to women and families.  She lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

mmeredith@swbts.edu     817.923.1921 x7251


Danielle Giebeig
Administrative Assistant
817.923.1921 x7238